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Columbus Day

Join us for the 71st Annual Columbus Day Parade
Monday, October 9, 2023
1:00 P.M. 
State Street (From Wacker Drive to Van Buren Street) 

The JCCIA welcomes everyone to join in the 2023 Columbus Day Parade held Monday, October 9 on State Street.


The Columbus Day celebration is a rich tradition in the Chicago Italian American Community.


The day starts with 9 A.M. mass at The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, 1244 Lexington Avenue, Chicago.


Immediately following mass is a wreath-laying ceremony in Arrigo Park.


Then the parade kicks off at 1:00 P.M. at the corner of State Street and Wacker Drive.


ABC7's broadcasts the parade.

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